Press Releases for February 2017

Feb 28    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ VISITS WITH STUDENTS AT THE 2017 NAVAJO NATION SCIENCE FAIR

Feb 28  Law and Order Committee approves reimbursement for Ramah Chapter for waterline extension construction costs

Feb 28  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAID HB 509 AND HB 487 FURTHER DUAL TAXATION AND IMPACT LOCAL TRIBAL ECONOMIES

Feb 24    OPVP PROTECT CHACO CANYON REGION THROUGH COLLABORATION WITH ALL PUEBLO COUNCIL OF GOVERNORS

Feb 24  NAVAJO NATION JOINS THE EFFORT AGAINST THE EASEMENT GRANTED FOR THE DAKOTA ACCESS PIPELINE

Feb 24  Law and Order Committee receives report from Tohatchi Chapter regarding the need of public safety services

Feb 23  Resources and Development Committee receives community reports regarding oil drilling activities and concerns

Feb 23    PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ MEET WITH DILKON STEERING COMMITTEE ON CONSTRUCTION OF DILKON IHS

Feb 23    Law and Order Committee congratulates Navajo Nation police officer at Arizona police academy graduation

Feb 22  Budget and Finance Committee issues ‘do not pass’ recommendation for Grand Canyon Escalade Project legislation

Feb 22  NAVAJO NATION VETERANS ADMINISTRATION SUBMITS CORRECTIVE ACTION PLAN

Feb 21  ADRIANO TSINIGINE AND TOMMY ROCK APPOINTED TO THE DINÉ URANIUM REMEDIATION ADVISORY COMMISSION

Feb 20    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ INVOKES HOPE AND LOVE INTO SANTA FE INDIAN SCHOOL STUDENTS

Feb 17  Resources and Development Committee approves eligibility requirements for issuance of grazing permits on the Navajo Partitioned Lands

Feb 17  Navajo Nation Council urges Congress to retain the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act

Feb 17    PRESIDENT BEGAYE PROVIDES REPORT TO DSTAC CALLING FOR SPECIALTY CENTERS AND A VA HOSPITAL

Feb 16    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ADVOCATES FOR INDIAN HEALTH CARE IMPROVEMENT ACT DURING CDC-ATSDR TRIBAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE MEETING

Feb 16  Navajo Nation Council confirms the appointment of Pearline Kirk to serve as the Navajo Nation’s Controller

Feb 16  PRESIDENT BEGAYE AND VICE PRESIDENT NEZ ADVOCATE AGAINST REPEAL OF IHCIA AND ACA TO PRESIDENT TRUMP AND CONGRESS

Letter to President Trump Requesting exemption for public safety Presidential Memo regarding the Hiring Freeze January 23, 2017

Letter to Senators and Representatives regarding support for IHCIA

Feb 15  STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES REGARDING NOTICE OF INTENT

Feb 15  Law and Order Committee receives report from Utah Monument Valley High School regarding student safety

Feb 15  Navajo Nation Council to address the Indian Healthcare Improvement Act during special session

Feb 15  NAVAJO NATION SUPPORTS ARIZONA SCR 1028

Feb 15    THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT NEEDS TO STOP TREATING TRIBES AS PROGRAMS

Feb 14  LCR Half Marathon and 10K trail run challenges runners from across the country  High Resolution (2.2 MB)  Low Resolution (0.28 MB)

Feb 14  Naabik’íyáti’ Committee confirms the appointment of Seraphina A. Nez to the Diné Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

Feb 13  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS LEGISLATION TO APPROVE REVISIONS FOR NHA COMMISSIONERS    CJA-13-17

Feb 13    PRESIDENT BEGAYE TELLS TRUMP ADMINISTRATION THAT INDIAN TRIBES NEED TO OWN TRIBAL LAND

Feb 13  PRESIDENT BEGAYE SAYS NGS OWNERS SHOULD HONOR AMENDMENT TO KEEP PLANT IN OPERATION UNTIL 2044

Feb 13  Navajo leaders respond to decision by Navajo Generating Station owners to remain in operation until 2019

Feb 10    PRESIDENT BEGAYE SIGNS SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDING THAT WILL BRING 10 HOMES TO FBFA AREA    CJA-05-17

Feb 10  PRESIDENT BEGAYE VETOES LEGISLATION AMENDING MEMBERSHIP OF THE TELECOMMUNICATIONS REGULATORY COMMISSION    CJA-12-17

Feb 10    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PROVIDES ENCOURAGEMENT TO PARTICIPANTS AT THE NB3 HEALTHY BEVERAGE SUMMIT

Feb 10    Naabik’iyátí’ Committee welcomes Congressman Tom O’Halleran to the Navajo Nation

Feb 09    Council applauds approval of funding for pilot project to construct homes in the Former Bennett Freeze Area

Feb 09    PRESIDENT BEGAYE URGES CONGRESS TO REVIEW FEMA FUNDING FOR TRIBES

Feb 08  Vice President Nez meets with Gov. Herbert during 2017 American Indian Caucus Day

Feb 08  Resources and Development Committee supports the appointment of Seraphina A. Nez to the Diné Uranium Remediation Advisory Commission

Feb 08  Budget and Finance Committee recommends amending the Navajo Nation Appropriations Act to clarify the line-item veto authority

Feb 08    OPVP APPOINTS PEARLINE KIRK AS THE NEW CONTROLLER

Feb 08  United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous People Official Visit to the United States stops in the Navajo Nation

Feb 07    PRESIDENT RUSSELL BEGAYE PROMOTES STATE-TRIBAL COLLABORATION DURING THE NEW MEXICO LEGISLATIVE SESSION

Feb 07    HISTORIC ACCOMPLISHMENT AS AGENCY VETERAN SERVICE OFFICERS ARE CERTIFIED THROUGH ADVS

Feb 06  President Russell Begaye displays inconsistency in denying emergency response funds for chapters

Feb 06  PRESIDENT BEGAYE VETOES RESOLUTION SEEKING SUPPLEMENTAL DISASTER RELIEF BECAUSE IT VIOLATES NAVAJO NATION CODE    CJA-04-17

Feb 03    FBFA ACTION TEAM ADDRESS NEED FOR COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT

Feb 02  Tribal leaders call on Salt River Project to keep Navajo Generating Station in operation

Feb 02    Delegate Brown and Human Rights Commission advocate for the Navajo Nation to be an official member of the United Nations

Feb 02  STATEMENT FROM SPEAKER LORENZO BATES: PRESIDENT BEGAYE MUST ADDRESS ISSUES WITH THE COUNCIL

Feb 02  Navajo Nation defends Bears Ears National Monument    NABIJA-01-17

Feb 02    Council members provide opening remarks at Navajo Public Safety Summit

Feb 02  BOBBY WHITE CONFIRMED AS THE ACTING CONTROLLER

Feb 01  VICE PRESIDENT NEZ PROMOTES COLLABORATION AT 2017 NAVAJO NATION PUBLIC SAFETY SUMMIT

Feb 01    VICE PRESIDENT NEZ SAYS DSAP HELPS NAVAJO SCHOOLS SET THEIR OWN PRIORITIES

Feb 01 Resources and Development Committee recertifies Oljato Chapter’s Community-Based Land Use Plan